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Welcome to Thompson Cancer Survival Center

We are more than a world class cancer center. We are a cancer survival center, where leading cancer specialists use the most advanced technologies to achieve breakthrough successes in treating many types of cancer. Our physicians are supported by a team of patient navigators, dietitians, genetics counselors, clinical trial specialists, physicists, pharmacists, therapists, technologists, oncology nurses, social workers, and counselors are here to treat and beat cancer. In addition to the original downtown Knoxville location, Thompson facilities are located in West Knoxville, Oak Ridge, and Sevierville.

For more information about the Thompson Cancer Survival Center, call (865) 331-1678.

For physician referral, call (865) 374-8272. 

This facility complies with applicable Federal civil rights laws and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, disability, or sex. Click here to learn more.

Services Quick Links

The cutting-edge programs offered at Thompson Cancer Survival Center constantly adapt to meet the needs of our community and to align with technological advances in the medical field.

For a full listing of our services, please visit our services page.

Patient Resources

Patients are the most important people at Thompson Cancer Survival Center. Use the quick links below to conveniently access your information, register for a class or event, or find a physician.

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Have you scheduled your yearly mammogram? In a series of events called Thompson Terrific Tuesdays, our breast center stays open later, offering you more convenient appointment times. Click here to book your appointment today: ... See MoreSee Less

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Cancer Support Community East Tennessee is offering a free 4-day camp for children who have a loved ones with cancer. Through art, music, games, and yoga, kids will have fun with others who have cancer in their family. Click here to register or learn more: bit.ly/2Juyt8O. ... See MoreSee Less

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Did you know that the George Bruce Nichols Patient Resource Center is stocked with books, DVDs, CDs, and online resources to help you learn about cancer and cope with your diagnosis? bit.ly/2szyOgQ ... See MoreSee Less

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According to the CDC, only one in ten U.S. adults consume enough fruits and vegetables. Learn about the health benefits of consuming more fruits and vegetables here: bit.ly/2LhWyNh. ... See MoreSee Less

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Hot weather, clear skies, and extra leisure time in the summer mean that many people spend hours in the sun. How much do you know about protecting your skin from the sun's harmful rays? bit.ly/2L37D5I ... See MoreSee Less

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Locations

Visit this page to get information about all of Thompson Cancer Survival Center’s locations around the region.

Thompson Cancer Survival Center News

  • Bright Days Ahead

    Robin MacLean guesses that she did the most damage to her skin during the early part of her career with the United States Navy while stationed in Hawaii. Several days later MacLean found out the mole on her back was a cancerous melanoma.

  • 2018 Thompson Terrific Tuesdays

    Busy schedules can make it difficult to schedule your annual mammogram. Thompson Comprehensive Breast Center wants to help! We will be staying open late on the following dates throughout the summer to offer you more convenient appointment times:  June 12 June 26 July 10 July 31 August 14 October 16 The last appointment will be […]

  • Welcome Jazmin Lowe, FNP-C

    We are proud to welcome certified nurse practitioner Jazmin Lowe, FNP-C to our cancer fighting team at Thompson Oncology Group and Parkwest Medical Center. Lowe joins our board-certified oncology physicians and will primarily care for patients at our Thompson Oncology Group – West location. Jazmin Lowe, FNP-C Certified Family Nurse Practitioner Education: Master of Science […]

  • Phillip Fulmer and Student Athletes Visit Cancer Patients

    University of Tennessee Athletic Director Phillip Fulmer and student athletes Evina Westbrook and Todd Kelly Jr., recently partnered with 818 Ministries to make a special visit to Thompson Cancer Survival Center (TCSC) patients.   “It means a lot to us to be able to meet patients and their family members. One of our four pillars in […]

  • National Healthcare Decision Day: The Importance of Advance Directives

      April 16 is National Healthcare Decision day, so we sat down with palliative care physician B. David Wooten, MD of Covenant HomeCare and Hospice to learn about advance directives.   What is an advance directive?  An advance directive is a document that gives direction to your wishes about medical care in the event of any […]

  • Subway Race Against Cancer 2017

    Join us on Sunday, November 12 for the 2017 Subway Race Against Cancer! This 5k walk or run event raises funds for Thompson Cancer Survival Center’s Cancer Outreach Services program, which provides free cancer education and screenings to thousands of under-served and under-insured community members every year.  Over the last 23 years, this race has […]

  • Beautifully Broken

    The sun is covered by clouds, and the day is gray. There will be complaints about the rain, but not from Angelia Smith. That’s because Smith, 43, knows about a different kind of clouds, the kind that don’t cover the sky, but envelop a woman’s heart and mind when she is diagnosed with breast cancer. […]

  • Covenant Health Foundations Sponsor Fall Seminars on Tax Law and Investing

    National leaders are discussing the way people and businesses are taxed, and many ideas are being considered. The Covenant Health Office of Philanthropy and Covenant Health Foundations have been presenting a series of educational seminars on “How Proposed Tax Law Changes Can Impact You and How to Make Smarter Investments during Uncertain Times.” The seminars […]

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